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Coroner: Ohio man shot at least 7 times by officers

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A county coroner says a man killed by police officers in central Ohio earlier this month was shot at least seven times.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 December 2014

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Ohio speaker exits after almost 4 decades in House

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After nearly four decades as a state lawmaker, House Speaker William Batchelder has laid down the gavel in the job he had long sought.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 December 2014

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Aging white lion euthanized at Ohio zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) — An aging white lion given to the Cincinnati Zoo by performers Seigfried & Roy had to be euthanized because of age-related health issues.

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 December 2014

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Tax, charter-school changes on Kasich 2015 agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich said Thursday he plans to push back even harder against detractors during his second term, as he tries to further reduce Ohio's income tax and enact regulations on charter schools.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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Gov. Kasich signs 9 bills, more measures to come

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bills to designate certain highways and days were among nine measures signed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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Inmate who escaped from Ohio prison caught after 22 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man who escaped from a central Ohio prison more than 22 years ago has been arrested in Indiana.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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$125 million budgeted for Ohio Turnpike work in 2015

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The commission that oversees the Ohio Turnpike has approved $125 million in improvements for the roadway in 2015 — the largest capital improvements budget in more than a decade.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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Ohioans will get chance to decide on redrawing legislative districts

COLUMBUS — The decision as to whether Ohio will overhaul its inherently political process of redrawing legislative district lines every 10 years is now in the hands of voters.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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